Category: Careers

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10 Behaviors That Could Kill Your Career

November 10, 2014.Careers
kill, your, career, work

Careers rarely follow a smooth, linear trajectory. If you’re experiencing a stalled or faltering career — and most of us do at some point or another — take a good look in the mirror. Are you guilty of exhibiting any of these common behaviors? These ten career-killing pitfalls can mean the difference between an upward […]

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Ready for a Promotion? Pass These Two Tests

October 6, 2014.Business

When you have a capable person to promote in your company, there’s no such a thing as “appropriate tenure.” Sure, it’s ideal when internal candidates have logged two or three years to prove their mettle in good times and bad. But in today’s high-demand global marketplace, talented people are so hard to retain and Gen-Yers […]

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Three Ways to Make a Career Comeback

June 10, 2014.Business
career, climb

Hit a wall in your career? Being passed over for promotions? If you don’t find out why soon and repair the damage, it won’t be long before you’re on your way out the door. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to get the answers you need. Clearly, your managers haven’t been candid with you about your […]

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Should You Ever Work For A Bad Boss?

May 27, 2014.Business
boss, good, bad

What’s better, to work for a bad boss at a good company or a good boss at a weak company? We’ve gotten this question several times while traveling around the world, and we have been amazed at how split audiences seem on the answer. Amazed, because to us this is an absolute no-brainer. If you […]

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Four Reasons to Quit Your Job

April 8, 2014.Business

What criteria can you use to determine if you have been with the same company too long? A friend of ours, an investment manager at a highly regarded company in the Midwest, who drove to work one morning, parked his car in the usual spot, and then found he simply could not bring himself to […]

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